Author Archives: Elena Arroway

Fuel Storage Tank Cleaning

Fuel Storage Tank Cleaning

Description:  In July of 2009, TIS was mobilized to Albuquerque, New Mexico to de-gas and clean a 45-foot diameter fuel storage tank with an external floating roof (EFR) used for low-lead Aviation Gasoline (Avgas). TIS accessed the top of the EFR under confined space permit to remove numerous dead pigeons. Personal protective equipment (PPE) worn by […]

Hurricane Harvey Cleanup

oil spilled and pooling on the artificial tank ceiling

Description:     On August 25th, Hurricane Harvey made landfall on the gulf of Texas.  The slow-moving storm dumped approximately 40-50 inches of rain on Houston, TX, and the surrounding area, for five days. Personnel from the pipeline terminal soon realized that the intense rainfall had caused stored petroleum product release onto the tops of numerous […]

HAZWOPER Training Services


Description:   The Northern Cheyenne Tribe and their Department of Environmental Protection & Natural Resources office requested that TIS conduct a 40 Hour HAZWOPER Technician class to enhance the awareness of uncontrolled releases of hazardous materials and hazardous substances on the Northern Cheyenne Reservation. TIS was contracted to provide the attending students with knowledge and hands […]